Saxo Markets appoints Manish Prasad as Head of Asset Management for Asia Pacific

Saxo Markets, the online trading and investment specialist, has announced the appointment of Manish Prasad as Head of Asset Management, Asia Pacific (APAC).

Based in Sydney, Australia, Prasad will work closely with the teams in other APAC markets, including Singapore and Hong Kong, as well as with teams based in Copenhagen, to bring Saxo’s upcoming asset management offerings to the region.

Saxo Markets has established itself in the APAC region as a trusted and well-regulated online trading and investment specialist. In line with Saxo’s vision to enable people to fulfil their financial aspirations and make an impact, asset management will be a space in which the firm will look to offer its leading digital services.

Prasad is a wealth management and financial advisory specialist, with more than a decade of experience in financial services. Prior to joining Saxo, Prasad was the Chief Executive Officer of leading fintech, Ignition Advice. He was also a Director of Wealth and Asset Management at KPMG, where he led national business development and service delivery to the wealth management sector, including ‘for profit’ and ‘for member’ funds and asset managers.

Saxo Markets Australia Chief Executive Officer, Adam Smith, says: “We are delighted to welcome Manish Prasad to the team. His ample experience in the wealth management space and deep understanding of what clients are looking for will be an asset for us and our clients across the Asia Pacific region.”

Commenting on his appointment, Manish Prasad says: “I’m incredibly excited to be joining Saxo, a global fintech pioneer, to lead Asset Management across Asia Pacific. With more people looking to get more out of their money through exposure to international markets and the rapid emergence of new asset classes, I’m looking forward to championing Saxo’s digital investment platform across the region.”

Yvette Lim
Head of PR APAC and Strategic Communications
Saxo Bank

+45 31 39 45 04 (DK)
yvel@saxobank.com 

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